Find a wide range of advice on collections, engagement, audiences, employment, and more. Each topic also includes a variety of toolkits and other useful resources to provide support to those working in museums or galleries.
These guides offer advice on how to advocate for the impact your museum or gallery.
Resources for museums and galleries exploring the legacies of Scotland's connections to empire, colonialism, and historic slavery.
Audience and Visitors
Find out how to identify, diversify, and accommodate for audiences at your museum or gallery.
Business and Governance
These resources offer guidance on governance and business planning at museum organisations.
Advice and tips on how museums and galleries can improve their sustainability and engage with audiences on climate action.
These advice guides describe how to acquire, store, care for, display, and dispose of collections.
Introductory information on how to conduct the monitoring and evaluation of your projects and audiences.
Finance and Fundraising
Information on tax relief, grants, and fundraising for museums and galleries.
This page has a range of articles and videos on how to improve representation and inclusivity at your museum of gallery.
Intangible Cultural Heritage in Scotland
This advice topic highlights resources for museums and galleries which are looking to engage with Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH).
Learning, Access, and Engagement
Resources on how to access and engage with both formal and informal learners at your museum or gallery.
Marketing and Public Relations (PR)
Read these guides for advice on how to promote your museum or gallery through press, advertising, and digital content.
Find out how to set up, govern, and manage a new museum with the New Museums Toolkit.
Workforce and Recruitment
Resources for staff, volunteers, and trustees at museums and galleries. This includes guidance on implementing Fair Work practices at your organisation.